Movies like Sidekicks 1974

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Sidekicks (1974)
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Sidekicks (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This 1974 made-for-TV sequel to Skin Game (1971) brings back Lou Gossett, Jr. as Jason, with Larry Hagman taking over the role of Quince, played by James Garner in the first film. On the lam from their most recent scam, Quince and Jason find themselves mistaken for a pair of bank robbers, and at the mercy of an overzealous sheriff's daughter and an outlaw looking to pull one last job before he goes home to his family.
Plot: slavery, bounty hunter, bound and gagged, dynamite, scam
Time: 1850s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, exciting and semi serious films with plots about crimes, rivalry, gunfight, cowboy, heroes, horse and buddies mostly in Comedy, Western and Romance genres. Some movies like Sidekicks: Skin Game (1971), El Diablo (1990), Six Gun (2008), Hitched (1971), Boss Nigger (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Skin Game (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Quincy Drew (Garner) and Jason O'Rourke (Gossett) travel from town to town in the south of the United States during the slavery era. Drew claims to be a down-on-his-luck slave owner who is selling O'Rourke as a slave. Quincy gets the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: rescue, slave, criminal heroes, friends, interracial relations, cons and scams, chases and races, switching roles, hopes, rivalry, society, unlikely partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: kansas, missouri, usa, texas
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El Diablo (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When mild-mannered teacher Billy Ray Smith (Anthony Edwards) vows to bring a student's kidnapper to justice, he needs a bit of help. Lacking any cowboy skills of his own, he signs on a speedy gunslinger (Joe Pantoliano) and a no-nonsense cowboy ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, kidnapping, danger, woman in danger, tough heroes, small town, partners, amateur detective, anti heroes, adventure, unlikely partners, renegades ...
Place: latin america, mexico
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Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A simple-minded blacksmith named Charley, well loved by the townsfolk, saves for a year to send off for a mail-order bride.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: bounty hunter, gang, disorder, looking for love, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, hidden identity, sheriff, mayor, impostor, train station ...
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Six Gun (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When three cowboys show up dead, Tommy, a hard-drinking, retired bounty hunter whose ranch is on the brink for foreclosure, must saddle up one more time to stop the bandit and collect a ransom. Prepare yourself to go back in time to the real old ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, humorous
Plot: bounty hunter, horse, crimes, partners against crime, friends, escapades, tough heroes, chases and races, old west, track down, partners, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Hitched (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The adventures of a newly married teenage couple in the Old West.
Plot: newlywed, native american, adventure, quest, mistaken identity, marriage, interrupted hanging, teenager
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Boss Nigger (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two black bounty hunters ride into a small town out West in pursuit of an outlaw. They discover that the town has no sheriff, and soon take over that position, much against the will of the mostly white townsfolk.
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, parody, small town, chases and races, crimes, bar fight, rivalry, disorder, partners, track down, bounty hunter, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century
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Where the Hell's That Gold?!!? (1988)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of thieves are pursued by the U.S. Army, the Mexican federales and Apaches in this made-for-TV Western.
Plot: gold, dynamite, posse, gatling gun, mexican army, rebel, railway, chase, train, prostitute, explosion, bandit ...
Time: 19th century
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Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quick-witted drifter wanders into a lawless town in the midst of a gold rush. Shocked by the prices of food and meals he reluctantly takes the job of sheriff by amazing the Mayor with his lightning quick, dead eye pistol accuracy. He makes the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mayor, parody, prison, heroes, rivalry, righting the wronged, danger, old west, gang, gold, rescue, americana ...
Time: 19th century
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Sam Whiskey (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sam Whiskey is an all-round talent, but when the attractive widow Laura offers him a job, he hesitates: he shall salvage gold bars, which Laura's dead husband stole recently, from a sunken ship and secretly bring them back to the mint before ...
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: heist, heroes, partners, treasure hunt, dishonesty, adventurer, bounty hunter, elderly, curses spells and rituals, cons and scams, escapades, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: colorado, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Catlow (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Catlow is a 1971 western based on a story by Louis L'Amour. It stars Yul Brynner as a outlaw determined to pull off a gold robbery and co-stars Richard Crenna and Leonard Nimoy.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heist, desert, bounty hunter, outlaw, apache, friends, tough heroes, on the run, vengeance, kidnapping, crimes ...
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The Rounders (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben (Glenn Ford) and Marion (Henry Fonda) are two cowboys who make a meager living breaking wild horses. Their frequent employer Jim (Chill Wills), who always gets the better of them, talks them into taking a nondescript horse in lieu of some of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, buddy comedy
Plot: horse, ambition, contests and competitions, animal training, hopes, animal life, buddies, partners, on the road, friends, workplace, brass band ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, nevada, phoenix arizona, arizona
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The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Marshal Flagg, an aging lawman about to be retired, hears that his old nemesis, the outlaw McKaye, is back in the area and planning a robbery. Riding out to hunt down McKaye, Flagg is captured by McKaye's gang and finds out that McKaye is no ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, outlaw, on the run, good versus evil, criminal heroes, crimes, unlikely partners, lone wolves, fugitives, cons and scams, golden years, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century
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Mail Order Bride (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Elderly Will Lane arranges marriage of wild son of dead friend to tame him.
Plot: son, marriage, forced marriage, ranch
Place: montana
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The Scalphunters (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Trapper Joe is on his way to the town with all of his gain of hides of the last winter. However a group of Indians stops him and takes all of his hides, leaving him the escaped slave Joseph instead. But Joe has no use for Joseph and is determined to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, native american, gang, rescue, politics, tough heroes, righting the wronged, opposites attract, self discovery, society, anti heroes, track down ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Legend of Nigger Charley (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A trio of runaway slaves evade authorities in the Old West.
Plot: slavery, plantation, cigar, street shootout, african american, beer, whiskey
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between ...
Plot: dynamite, arrow in back, jacket, locket, outhouse, shot to death, explosion, leather jacket, public hanging, dancing
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Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This Italian western comedy has no shooting deaths, but a lot of fistfights. Provvidenza is a bounty hunter. He makes his living solely by catching his dim but powerful friend, the Hurricane Kid (Gregg Palmer) and turning him in for the reward ...
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Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, witty, realistic, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: cowboy, desert, small town, gay slur, african american, sheriff, horse, singer, saloon girl, frontier town, gun, interrupted hanging ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Three Amigos (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three unemployed actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to replay their bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, parody, rescue, actor, farce, friendship, fish out of water, crimes, against the odds, buddies, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Burning Down the House (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck film director sets fire to his home so he can collect the insurance money and fund his new movie. But crime apparently does pay, because once the rumor mill gets wind of his plans, everyone suddenly wants a slice of his new ...
Plot: director, actress, arson, scam, hollywood
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33%
Almost Hollywood (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this tasty blend of sleaze and thriller, a producer of exploitation and sex videos finds himself accused of killing his own mistress and the boyfriend of one of his most promising stars.
Plot: murder, hollywood, scam, film within a film, filmmaker
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Saugatuck Cures (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drew and his best friend Brett set out on a road trip to pose as ex-gay ministers using exuberant high jinks to scam churchgoers, all in order to raise money for his mother's experimental cancer treatment.
Plot: priest, gay son, cancer, scam, brother sister relationship, mother son relationship
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33%
Roy Colt and Winchester Jack (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two outlaws compete with each other over a treasure map that will lead them to buried gold while one of them is in league with a sadistic priest-turned-crime lord, while a young Native American girl helps both outlaws and plays both sides against ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, sexy ...
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The Ballad of Josie (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A frontier widow (Doris Day) aims to raise sheep despite a cattle rancher (George Kennedy) in old Wyoming.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: social relations, old west, couples, farm, hopes, against the rules, couple relations, starting over, society, gender, feminism, widow ...
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jesse W. Haywood (Don Knotts) graduates from dental school in Philadelphia in 1870 and goes west to become a frontier dentist. Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushing (Barbara Rhoades) is offered a pardon if she will track down a ring of gun ...
Style: realistic, exciting, not serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: dentist, kidnapping, cowgirl, horse, covered wagon, stagecoach, native american, heist, on the road, goofy hero, anti heroes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: philadelphia, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Texas Across the River (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Louisiana wedding of debutante Phoebe Ann Naylor to Don Andrea de Baldasar, El Duce de la Casala is stopped by the Cavalry over a matter of honor. Don Andrea flees across the river to Texas, where he meets up with Sam Hollis and his Indian ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: old west, parody, friends, rivalry, buddies, heroes, love and romance, escapades, chases and races, love triangle, native american, battle ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: texas, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Ransom of Red Chief (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two hoboes strike on a get-rich quick scheme to kidnap an overly-energetic 9 year old son of a local banker. Based on the classic story by O'Henry.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, danger, criminal heroes, family relations, crimes, family, goofy hero, crime, chaos and mayhem, terrorism, family life, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
One More Train to Rob (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harker Flet and compatriots Timothy X. Nolan and Katy, along with three other men, steal $40,000 in money and jewelry from a California train in the gold-mining country of the 1880's. The six split up and while they are hiding out awaiting the ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: train robbery, train, betrayal, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, cons and scams, uninhibited rivalry, righting the wronged, small town, heroes, frame up ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the valuable cargo.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, epic, 70mm film
Plot: native american, quicksand, wagon train, vengeance, society, misfit, republican, murder, rivalry, injustice, tough heroes, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Villain (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Handsome Stranger has agreed to escort Charming Jones to collect her inheritance from her father. But Avery Jones wants the money, and hires notorious outlaw Cactus Jack to ambush Charming. However, Cactus Jack is not very good at robbing people.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, road movie, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, train, cowboy, explosion, glue, parody, kidnapping, rivalry, rescue, disorder, partners, buddies ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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